9/11 observances: around the bay-
A number of organizations, funeral homes, vet groups and fire departments will be observing 9/11 on Tuesday. The following is a list of some of the events:
- The San Jose Fire Department will observe a moment of silence at Fire Station 1 (225 N. Market St.) at 6:59 a.m. Immediately after that, the memorial bell will be rung symbolizing the "last alarm" for the first responders who died during the attack.
Oak Hill Funeral Home and Memorial Park will conduct services at 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. at its permanent 9/11 memorial at the corner of Monterey Road and Curtner Ave.
9/11 Remembrance Ceremony -- 5:50 p.m. The Exchange Club of San Ramon Valley and local veterans' groups host the 9-11 Remembrance Ceremony for San Ramon Valley residents. There will be free ice cream, Cracker Jack and bottled water. All Wars Memorial, Oak Hill Park, 3005 Stone Valley Road, Danville.
9/11 Remembrance Ceremony -- 9:45 a.m. Sept. 11, the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department will host a brief public ceremony at the flagpole outside Fire Station No. 1, 3560 Nevada St., Pleasanton. There will be refreshments and an open house of department headquarters and Fire Station No.
9/11 Remembrance and Candlelight Vigil -- 4 to 8 p.m. Sept. 11. The Lafayette Flag Brigade's 11th Annual ceremony. The largest overpass flag display in the state, featuring the United States Volunteers and their flag-folding ceremony, the Blue Star Moms and the Lafayette Boy Scouts Color Guard. El Curtola Bridge over Highway 24 (24 to Pleasant Hill Road exit, turn on Old Tunnel Road, go to top of hill). 925-262-3307.
9/11 Remembrance Ceremony -- 11 a.m. Sept. 11, Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors will have presentations from the Contra Costa Fire District and Contra Costa Sheriff's Department in the board chamber at the County Administration Building, 651 Pine St., Martinez.